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Head of In House Services

Salary: Up To £67,085 Per Year Location: Yorkshire & Humber Sector: Local Authority Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Adult, Health

Grade Salary: £62,697 to £67,085 per annum

Hampton’s Resourcing are working in partnership with Rotherham Borough Council to recruit the Assistant Director, Independent Living and Support.

Rotherham Council has made rapid and significant progress on its improvement journey and it is an exciting time to join Rotherham. Do you share our commitment to making a difference? Are you an ambitious leader who can help us progress on this journey?

Driving this change is a council that’s passionate about putting Rotherham on the map for all the right reasons. Commitment, tenacity, and passion have already taken Rotherham a long way and you’ll take the authority even further by bringing the same qualities to this critical role.

Culture: Openness and transparency and like the team striving towards excellence.

The Role

The post holder will have responsibility for the effective and efficient operation and delivery of a function or cluster of locality services which are Care Act compliant have a direct impact on the health or quality of life of individuals and/or protection of the vulnerable.


Reporting to the Assistant Director Independent Living, to ensure the safe delivery of Adult Social Care services, including:


Ensuring the provision of safe and effective directly delivered services during a period of significant change


Ensuring that services registered with the Care Quality Commission meet fundamental standards and achieve a Good to Outstanding rating


Engagement in partnership working and lead on joint initiatives with the statutory and voluntary partners


Leading on the re-design of directly provided services and management of the change resources associated with this


Close working with commissioning to ensure the in-house offer forms part of a strategic approach to social care in Rotherham


The Candidate

The successful candidate will require previous experience of managing and delivering complex services for vulnerable adults and integrated / partnership working including a working knowledge of adult social care legislation 

Substantial and successful direct management experience in one or more of the services within the portfolio of this post, including policy development, corporate/strategic planning and managing change
Experience of managing people effectively within a customer focused, service delivery organisation
Successful budget management in a comparable organisation including evaluation of competing budgetary priorities within tight financial limits
Successful track record of communicating and working with stakeholders and partners
Experience of performance management and quality assurance processes in service delivery
Knowledge of current Local Government democratic processes and understanding of the political context
Knowledge and a significant understanding of the legislative frameworks and government policy agendas in respect of this field of work
Demonstrable experience of successful partnership and multi-agency working
Experience of successful project management and delivering services to set standards.
Experience of applying risk management in setting strategy and in identifying and managing principal risks to achievement of objectives


To Apply or for a confidential discussion please contact Daniel Careless with a covering letter and CV



Hampton's Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Social Care Senior Managers to challenge themselves to continually develop their skills and experience. Our aim is to consistently find work for the most talented individuals within Children's and Adults Social Care services, across the UK